What impact does winter have on our behaviour, sleep and well-being? Professor Andrew Coogan discusses the impact of the changing of the season and the shortening of the day on us.
Date: Monday, 02 October 2017
The fifth AfriNEAD Conference was held August 7th-9th in Kumasi, Ghana at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The theme of this year’s conference was Disability and Inclusion in Africa; the role of Assistive Technology. From the Maynooth University Department of Psychology, Dr Fleur Boot (presenting) and Emma Smith, both working with Professor Mac MacLachlan, attended the three day conference. Presenters included experts in the field of disability in Africa and globally, as well as students representing the Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies, College of Health Sciences, at KNUST.
Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017
September 13-15 Prof Mac MacLachlan delivered a Keynote speech on "Global Research Needs and Infrastructures for Assistive Technology"
September 13-15 Prof Mac MacLachlan delivered a Keynote speech on "Global Research Needs and Infrastructures for Assistive Technology" at the 2017 Global Conference on Assistive Technology, Beijing, China. He also attended the "Belt and Road Disability Cooperation High-Level Event".
Date: Friday, 22 September 2017
Maynooth Psychology staff play key role at Global Summit at the World Health Organisation in Geneva, Switzerland
Last month in Geneva the World Health Organisation (WHO) hosted the first GREAT (Global Research, Innovation & Education on Assistive Technology) Summit. Three staff from the Department of Psychology were among the 200 experts who attended: Professor Mac MacLachlan (Summit Co-Chair), Dr Deirdre Desmond, Senior Lecturer and Dr Fleur Boot, ASSISTID Marie Sklodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Researcher.
Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Four undergraduates of Psychology have had coursework highly commended at the 2017 Undergraduate Awards Programme. The students are; Niamh Doody, Dawn Higgins, Isabella Jardim Lalor, and Aoife Malone. The Department of Psychology warmly congratulates these students for this excellent academic achievement.
Date: Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Congratulations to 10 doctoral graduates from the Doctorate in Psychological Science programme.
Date: Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Aitheantas tugtha do na hollúna David Stifter, John Ringwood agus Malcolm MacLachlan, mar chuid de ghrúpa taighdeoirí a stiúrann tionscadail mhóra faoi Horizon 2020.
Date: Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Maynooth University Department of Psychology staff to attend the World Health Organisation’s "GREAT Summit", Geneva, 3-4 August 2017. Prof Mac MacLachlan and Dr Deirdre Desmond have been invited to attend the Summit; with Professor MacLachlan acting as Co-Facilitator for the meeting.
Date: Tuesday, 20 June 2017
Bronnadh scoláireachtaí inniu ar mhic léinn iarchéime agus ar bhaill dámh chun páirt a ghlacadh sa Chlár Fulbright, an clár malairte idirnáisiúnta de chuid na Stát Aontaithe is mó ar domhan agus clár a bhfuil ardmheas air.
Date: Monday, 12 June 2017
“Congratulations to the Maynooth Psychology class of 2017, who finished their examinations on Monday. The staff of the department would like to wish you all the very best in whatever (psychological) adventures lie ahead, and say it’s been our pleasure to work with you over the past number of years!”
Date: Thursday, 25 May 2017